If you're sick of the jet skis and Gucci sunglasses that crowd the resorts that are ubiquitous on other parts of the Jamaican coast, then you need to seek out the quiet pleasures of Treasure Beach. Located in southwestern Jamaica, Treasure Beach actually consists of 4 separate coves: Great Pedro Bay, Calabash Bay, Frenchman's Bay, and Billy's Bay. All together, it is six miles of sand where the hawkers are few and the crowds are elsewhere.
Just off of Treasure Beach are the 1700 foot (520 meter) cliffs of Lover's Leap, which can be accessed by a 3 mile trail from Cutlass Bay. You'll earn that few hours in a beach-side hammock in no time; just be aware that there is an admission fee because the area is privately owned.
Other active pursuits include sea kayaking among the dolphins, snorkeling from here up the coast to Fonthill, and even boating from cove to cove. Enjoy these activities then relax in the evening as local fishermen bring in their catch: this is the REAL Jamaica!